Sweetwater Plumbing Blog: Archive for February, 2017

In the Wake of the Storm, Check for Drainage Problems!

Monday, February 27th, 2017

house-floodingSouthern California just went through a major torrential rainstorm. Although the relief from our drought is welcome, this storm weather caused a large amount of damage, with heavy street flooding and emergency services working overtime to rescue people trapped on roads and to fix the numerous downed power lines. (More than 116,000 customers lost electrical power.) Many flights in and out of the major airports were cancelled. Some places in Los Angeles County even had mandatory evacuations.

In others words, for Southern California, this is about as close to a tropical hurricane as we can experience!

We hope that you made it through the storm in relative security and that all of your family is safe. But you may not realize some of the damage that heavy rainfall like this can cause to your drainage system. With the storm finished, it’s a wise idea to check on your drains.

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The Basics of Drain Cleaning Using Hydro-Jetting

Monday, February 13th, 2017

water-on-drainWe offer a complete range of plumbing services throughout Southern California. One of the most important, and one that we receive many calls for, is drain and sewer cleaning. These are jobs that can be scheduled both for emergencies—such as when a drain clogs up and simple tools like plungers won’t clear it—or as regular maintenance. We strongly recommend that homeowners schedule drain cleaning in Santa Ana, CA and elsewhere with us once a year. There’s no better way to stop future clog problems, as well as numerous other drainpipe and sewer issues, than with some basic preventive maintenance each year.

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Some Common Bathroom Plumbing Problems We Can Fix!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The bathroom (or bathrooms) of your home have the most amount of plumbing of any of the rooms. You only have to take a quick look over the bathroom to see its many water-using appliances and fixtures. Then think about all the fresh water pipes and drainpipes that you can’t see. All this plumbing means that the bathroom is the spot in the home that’s most likely to require repair work.

We’ll take a look at some of the more common plumbing woes you might run into the bathroom. You might be able to fix these on your own with simple tools like a plunger. But when in doubt, always call on a licensed professional plumber. Our plumbers are on call 24/7 to see that you get the help you need for bathroom plumbing repairs in Pomona, CA.

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